[youtube]GzzdPgC03Hg[/youtube] We continue our treatise on the “age of accountability” this week by exegeting Isaiah 7. It is so fascinating how we can take a text that is clearly about Jesus and make it about us! But of course we are going to do that because we want to believe that our salvation is up […]

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By: Pr. Matt Richard There is no doubt about it that most American churches have felt the effects of the church growth movement, the pressure to expand the kingdom by filling the pews with more people through sociological and quantitative methods. While I can commend the Great Commission fervor of the church growth movement, I do […]

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[youtube]gWEuYBJSf0k[/youtube] Romans 14 is about…wait for it…closed communion!!! Wait, what? Yep. But of course, not the way we might think. You won’t want to miss this episode of Greek Tuesday where Pastor Fisk goes through Romans 14 and 16, dealing with the Biblical examples of house churches, closed communion, and false teachers. Here’s a hint: […]

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[youtube]QvPFaHIPon0[/youtube] On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Bethany Lutheran Church in Naperville, Illinois hosted an “Ask The Pastor” session during its regular Bible study hour. For your listening edification, we recorded the session, led by Pastor Fisk as he answers theological questions from the congregation. The questions came from people of all ages. Questions about the […]

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[youtube]8bTY42HjRas[/youtube] As sinful, always self-justifying humans, we always seem to look for more laws to pile on ourselves. As if the Ten Commandments aren’t enough! Well, today Pastor Fisk helps us understand 1 Timothy 5:8 and who the “widows” are among us. And then he digs in to Deuteronomy 1:39 and Isaiah 7:16 to show […]

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